Moonlight Sonata

By: Electric Beethoven
Produced By: Sounds of Reed Mathis
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Electric Beethoven’s rendition of “Moonlight Sonata” puts Reed Mathis and company’s dark and dreamy imprint on the classic Beethoven sonata. This version is dominated by Clay Welch’s hovering slide guitar and Josh Raymer’s undeniable laid-back groove on top of a near-reggae skank throughout—it’s the kind of track you can toss on at 4 a.m. and enjoy the chilled out ride for hours on end. Mathis notes that “Moonlight Sonata” is one of the most iconic chord progressions in history. It was the direct inspiration behind classics ranging from The Beatles’ “Because” to Radiohead’s “Exit Music For a Film” and countless other haunting melodies in modern times. The fourth track on the Color Red series will be followed up by additional releases and will culminate in a full-length album to be released later in 2019.